Hon. James Mitchell

Born: March 16, 1843 - Scotch Settlement, York County, New Brunswick
Died: Age 54 years, December 15, 1897 - St. Stephen, Charlotte County, New Brunswick
Buried: St. Stephen Rural Cemetery (section I)
Parents: William Mitchell and Ann Dobie
Spouse: Mary Ann Ryder
Date of Marriage: December 17, 1873 - St. Stephen, Charlotte County, New Brunswick
Children:
1. Mary Christine (b. 1875, d. 1878)
2. Florence R. (b. 1879, d. 1949)
Note: Florence married Gordon M. Graham in 1903; she is buried in Camp Hill Cemetery in Halifax, NS

Educated:
- University of New Brunswick - BA, 1867 & MA, 1868

Occupation(s):
- School Teacher
- Lawyer (Admitted to the Bar, 1870)
- Inspector of Schools for Charlotte County, 1872-1875

Political Office(s) Held:
- Liberal
- Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Charlotte, June 14, 1882 to December 15, 1897
- Surveyor General, 1883
- Commissioner of Agriculture
- Receiver General
- Provincial Secretary, 1890
- Premier of New Brunswick, July 17, 1896 to October 29, 1897
  > Preceded by: Andrew G. Blair, Succeeded by: Henry R. Emmerson

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